Transit Time Enhanced Bandwidth in Nanostructured Terahertz Emitters

  • S. C. Corzo-Garcia
  • M. Alfaro
  • E. Castro-Camus


Monte-Carlo simulations are used to show that the transit time in ∼100 nm gap photoconductive emitters of terahertz radiation is short enough to produce broad-bandwidth pulses. Furthermore, with these calculations we demonstrate that nanostructured contacts remove the need for low-temperature-grown or ion-implanted materials for broad-band terahertz devices.


photoconductive nano terahertz THz spectroscopy 



The authors would like to thank CONACyT (México) [Grant no. 131931]. S.C. Corzo-Garica wants to acknowledge a scholarship from CONACyT [No. 327556]


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. C. Corzo-Garcia
    • 1
  • M. Alfaro
    • 1
  • E. Castro-Camus
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica A.C.LeónMéxico

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